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We know that you have many options for your charitable giving and we thank you in advance for considering the CCCF. Access to affordable high quality child care has an impact on all of society - your donations help improve the lives of all Canadians.

By supporting the CCCF, your tax deductible charitable donation supports the core work of the organization, work that is committed to the principles of:
Creating a better future for all our children and their families.
Quality early learning and child care as an essential Canadian value worth protecting and enhancing.
Quality delivery of early learning and child care as crucial elements in the healthy development of our children.
Competent, well-trained professionals who deliver quality early learning and child care with passion and pride.
Obtaining fair living wages for a workforce that is 97% female.
A focus on inclusivity and diversity for all Canadian children and educators and their families.

Your tax deductible donation highlights your sharing of our values—values you place on the importance of the work we do and will assist the CCCF in continuing to provide quality programs and services to Canada’s Early Learning and Child Care sector.

A donation is a great way to honour service, leadership or a retiring colleague. Show them you care about the future of early learning in Canada.

Thank you for your support.

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Supporter membership rate $45 CAD. Join now!

Annual Membership rate $0 CAD with the code from your local affiliate. Join now!

Anyone working in licensed child care has to apply for certification. You will find certification information for your province or territory on our child care certification page.

With your resume and cover letter ready (we’ll provide guides for this soon), contact child care centres and introduce yourself! You can call, email, or even message them on social media. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t get a reply. Try again a few days later to give them your resume in person. Remember that due to safety reasons you need to call first. Tell them you live in their area, and that you’re looking for a position.

On our provincial and territorial map we link to child care associations in your area. Follow the link to your association and join today. The associations provide valuable information to anyone starting out in their career. Even experienced ECEs can benefit. You’ll also enjoy valuable member benefits like discounts, meet other ECEs, and become a part of the child care movement in Canada.


If you join your provincial or territorial affiliate, you’re automatically also a member of the CCCF.

All licensed and regulated quality child care programs in Canada require these for the safety and security of children and families.

If you’re just starting out:

  1. Get certified!
  2. Find the requirements for your province or territory
  3. Write your resume and begin your job search. We’ll provide tips on this soon. 
  4. Get your vulnerable sector check and first aid training

Join our Facebook Group and meet other ECEs who may be able to answer your questions

Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) are incredible professionals that have rewarding, important and demanding careers. They work with young children (and their families), ages 0-12, nurturing and educating them, observing and planning for their growth and development while ensuring that they are healthy. They create interactive and dynamic learning environments where children develop social skills, develop cognitive skills and foster lifelong learning. ECEs work in child care centres, classrooms, home child cares, preschool, and parent drop-in programs. You do not need a teaching degree to be an ECE, but you do need your ECE diploma.

Annual Membership rate $90 CAD.
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Annual Membership rate $65 CAD.
Join now!

Annual Membership rate $65 CAD.
Join now!